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COSMETOLOGY G021 – 11 Units
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Cosmetology, Level I
A beginning course in cosmetology which acquaints the beginning student with basic scientific theory in anatomy, chemistry, physiology, bacteriology, sterilization, cytology, mycology, California State Board rules and regulations and the principles of wet hairstyling, hair sculpture, hair coloring, permanent waving, scalp treatment and professional ethics. Level I is the first in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G022 – 11 Units
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Cosmetology, Level II
Prerequisites: Cosmetology G021
An intermediate course in cosmetology which acquaints the student with basic scientific theory in trichology, occupational health and safety, communicable diseases in the work place, dermatology, communication skills and the principles of facials, manicuring, men and women’s hair cutting, styling, hair coloring, chemical straightening and permanent waving. Students will begin to practice operations on live models in order to perfect their skill. Level II is the second in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G023 – 8 Units
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Cosmetology, Level III
Prerequisites: Cosmetology G022
An advanced course in cosmetology that acquaints the student with basic scientific theory in electricity as it applies to cosmetology, heat and light energy, neurology, osteology, occupational safety precautions of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B, disorders of the skin, scalp and hair, salon management, ergonomics. This course acquaints the student with the principles of advanced facials and manicuring and introduces long hair design. The student engages in manipulative training and practices these skills on patrons from the community in a beauty salon atmosphere. Level III is the third in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G024 – 8 Units
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Cosmetology, Level IV
Prerequisites: Cosmetology G023
An advanced course in cosmetology that acquaints the student with scientific theory in cosmetic chemistry, hazardous substances, wigs and hair pieces, professional development, business skills, employment opportunities, personal record keeping, salesmanship and the principles of advanced hair sculpting, coloring and styling techniques. The student engages in manipulative training and practices these skills on patrons from the community in a beauty salon atmosphere. Level IV is the fourth in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G025 – 8 Units
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Cosmetology, Level V
Prerequisites: Cosmetology G024
An advanced course in Cosmetology which acquaints the student with the State Board of Cosmetology examination and preparation for job interview skills. The student engages in advanced manipulative training and practices these skills on patrons from the community in a beauty salon atmosphere. Level V is the fifth in a series of five. Each week of instruction consists of 40 hours or 8 hours per day. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G029 – 6 Units
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Cosmetology to Barber Crossover
(Formerly known as: Cosmetology to Barber Crossover Level 1)
Prerequisites: Current California Cosmetology License
This course provides training for the cosmetologist in the various aspects of barbering and prepares the student for the California State Board Barber Examination. This course consists of technical instruction and practical operations covering those barber practices that are not a part of the required training or practice of a cosmetologist. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G030 – 6 Units
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Cosmetology to Barber Crossover Level 2
Prerequisites: COSM G029 with a C or better
This is the second level course that provides training for the cosmetologist in the various aspects of barbering and prepares the student for the California State Board Barber Examination. The course offers additional theory hours and advanced techniques in the areas of haircutting, rest facials and facial shaving. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G031 – 7 Units
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Barbering Level 1
An introductory course in barbering which introduces the student with the history of barbering, infection control and safe work practices, basic scientific theory in anatomy, physiology, microbiology, sterilization, the Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board’s rules and regulations, hair dressing for permanent waving, hair coloring, men’s haircutting, hair design, and professional ethics. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G032 – 7 Units
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Barbering Level 2
Prerequisites: COSM G031
A beginning course in barbering which acquaints the student with scientific theory in trichology, occupational health and safety considerations, disinfection and sanitation, the principles of facials, shaving, men and women’s haircutting, haircoloring, chemical straightening and permanent waving. Students will begin to practice operations on live models in order to perfect their skill. Level 2 is the second in a series of six. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G033 – 7 Units
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Barbering, Level 3
Prerequisites: Cosmetology G032
An intermediate course in barbering which acquaints the student with men’s hair replacement, chemistry, electricity, light therapy, treatment of the hair and scalp as they relate to the profession of barbering. Additional theory and practical applications will be included as they relate to the subjects of haircutting, haircoloring, texture services, facials and hair styling. Students will practice on mannequins and live models in a salon atmosphere in order to perfect their skills. Level 3 is the third in a series of six. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G034 – 7 Units
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Barbering, Level 4
Prerequisites: COSM G033
An advanced course in barbering which acquaints the student with advanced techniques in men and women’s haircutting, hair styling, haircoloring, bleaching, permanent waving, chemical straightening, shaving, communication skills, professional ethics, salesmanship, client record keeping, decorum, and basic tax information relating to booth renters, independent contractors, employee and employers. The student engages in maniplative training and practices these skills on patrons from the community in a salon atmosphere. Level 4 is the fourth in a series of six. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G035 – 7 Units
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Barbering, Level 5
Prerequisites: COSM G034
An advanced course in barbering which acquaints the student with preparation for job interview skills. The student engages in advanced manipulative training and practices these skills on patrons from the community in a salon atmosphere. Level 5 is the fifth in a series of six. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G036 – 7 Units
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Barbering, Level 6
Prerequisites: COSM G035
An advanced course in barbering which prepares the student for the State Board of Barbering Examination. The student engages in advanced manipulative training and practices these skills on patrons from the community in a salon atmosphere. Level 6 is the last in a series of six. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G071 – 9 Units
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Esthetics – Level 1
This is the first session of two nine-week courses comprising of 360 hours to be applied to a State Board Certification in Eshtetics. This course is designed to introduce the beginning student to standards of professional conduct and to scientific theory of all subjects dealing with skin care, (i.e. anatomy, histology of the skin). It also provides a laboratory experience with an emphasis on skin care techniques, such as massage, hair removal, skin analysis, use of electrical modalities, as well as basic makeup. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.

COSMETOLOGY G072 – 9 Units
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Esthetics – Level 2
Prerequisites: COSM G071
This is the second session of two nine-week courses comprising of 360 hours to be applied to a State Board Certification in Esthetics. It is designed to provide a more in-depth knowledge of Esthetics including the scientific theory pertinent to skin (i.e. chemistry, nutrition). The students will learn skin care theory and receive more advanced laboratory training including the application of chemical peels, massage techniques, hair removal and proper use of electrical facial modalities. Students will learn the skills required to render most professional services. Lecture & lab. Letter grade only.